Prof. Dr. Nikol Rummel

Univ.-Prof. on leave 2022-2027
CAIS Research Professor

CAIS Research Program EdTech & AI
Pädagogische Psychologie und Bildungstechnologie
Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft
Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­tät Bo­chum
Uni­ver­si­täts­stra­ße 150
D - 44801 Bo­chum
GA 1/51
Tel.: 0234 32 - 28743



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Curriculum Vitae

  • Academic Degrees:
    • Habilitation (with venia legendi for Psychology), University of Freiburg, 2010
    • Doctoral Degree (Dr. Phil.) in Psýchology, University of Freiburg, 2004
    • Diploma in Psychology, University of Freiburg, 2002
    • M. Sc., Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 2000
  • Position: Professor W3

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
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Selected Publications and Conference Contributions

Brand, C., Hartmann, C., Loibl, K. & Rummel, N. (2023). Do students learn more from failing alone or in groups? Insights into the effects of collaborative versus individual problem solving in productive failure. Instructional Science. Published.

Lawrence, L., Guo, B., Yang, K., Echeverria, V., Kang, Z., Bathala, V., Li, C., Huang, W., Aleven, V., & Rummel, N. (2022). Process to co-design AI-based orchestration tools to support dynamic transitions: Design narratives through Conjecture Mapping. In A. Weinberger, W. Chen, D. Hérnandez-Leo & B. Chen (Eds.), International collaboration toward educational innovation for all: overarching research, development, and practices, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2022) (pp. 139-146). Hiroshima, Japan: International Society of the Learning Sciences. *Best Design Paper Award

Nachtigall, V., Shaffer, D.W., & Rummel, N. (2022). Stirring a Secret Sauce: A Literature Review on the Conditions and Effects of Authentic Learning. Educational Psychology Review. 341479–1516.

Hartmann, C., van Gog, T., & Rummel, N. (2022). Productive versus vicarious failure: Do students need to fail themselves in order to learn? Applied Cognitive Psychology 1–15.

Echeverria, V., Holstein, K., Huang, J., Sewall, J., Rummel, N., Aleven, V. (2020) Exploring Human–AI Control Over Dynamic Transitions Between Individual and Collaborative Learning. In Alario-Hoyos C., Rodríguez-Triana M.J., Scheffel M., Arnedillo-Sánchez I., Dennerlein S.M. (Eds.), Addressing Global Challenges and Quality Education.EC-TEL 2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12315. Springer, Cham. *Nominated for Best Paper Award

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Full List of Publications (PDF)(12/2022)